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Encouraging news about the job market and higher profits from CBS, Facebook and other companies gave stocks a lift Thursday.
Stocks slid on Wall Street Thursday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average logged its biggest one-day drop of the year, as investors fretted about the potential for gridlock in Washington.
Stocks climbed again Friday, one day after the Federal Reserve announced big plans to stimulate the economy, even as some investors worried about how effective the help would be and how long the market gains would last.